Robert Steinkrauss and George Riedel Appointed as Members of the Board of Directors at NextDocs

Aug 09, 2013, 12:35 ET from NextDocs

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NextDocs announced today that Robert A. Steinkrauss and George A. Riedel have been appointed to the company's Board of Directors. 

Robert A. Steinkrauss has more than 30 years of experience in senior executive leadership positions including having served as Chief Executive Officer and board member at more than a half-dozen technology companies including Agiliance, Core Security, Exinda and Whaleback Managed Services.  Steinkrauss has significant experience in raising capital, growing sales revenues, expanding global operations and negotiating complex transactions for the companies he has served.  He is a six-time Chief Executive Officer and two-time finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

George A. Riedel is an independent director on several boards including serving as the Chairman of the Board of Accedian Networks and as a director at PeerApp in Boston; Tessera Technologies in San Jose; and Cloudmark in San Francisco.  He previously served as President of Business Units and CSO at Nortel Networks and helped lead the company through its sale and restructuring of various business units.  He also led the company's effort to monetize 6,500 patents and patent applications; the patent sale was an unprecedented transaction generating $4.5 billion through sales to a consortium of Apple, Ericsson, RIM, Microsoft and EMC.  Prior to joining Nortel, he was VP of Strategy and M&A for Juniper Networks, where he led a series of acquisitions that doubled the size of the company over two years.  He began his career at McKinsey & Company where he spent 15 years serving clients in the technology sector in Asia and North America. 

"Robert Steinkrauss and George Riedel will offer tremendously deep insight and experience to NextDocs as we continue to build our business in a rapidly evolving and growing market.  NextDocs aims to deliver best-in-class solutions and top-tier customer service to address the growing demand for regulated content management and compliance solutions.  With Robert and George helping to guide our organization, I am highly confident that we can continue to deliver and lead the market," said Zikria Syed, Chief Executive Officer of NextDocs.

NextDocs, an Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 50 company, has built a global executive leadership team drawing from leading businesses around the globe, including Microsoft, Oracle, SAS Institute, Siemens Medical Systems and McKinsey & Co., as well as from innovative emerging growth technology companies such as Broadpeak, Emptoris and Princeton Softech.  The company's regulated content management and compliance solutions are employed by a growing list of leading life sciences and pharmaceutical companies including Astra Zeneca, Covance, McKesson and Sandoz.

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Dan Cahill